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June 20, 2013
Suicide and the military informational meeting set
BEMIDJI — The Headwaters Alliance for Suicide Prevention Quarterly Meeting “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Suicide and the Military” is set for noon to 1:30 p.m. June 27 at Prime West Conference Room, 3124 Hannah Ave. NW, Bemidji. The guest speaker will be Grant Bauer, Mental...
June 20, 2013 - 2:15pm
April 19, 2013
Clearbrook-Gonvick grad finishes training
CLEARBROOK – Air Force Airman Sarina A. Trego, of Clearbrook-Gonvick, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Trego completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies. Airmen who complete...
April 19, 2013 - 5:14pm
April 9, 2013
Admiral says US can intercept North Korean missile
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea, the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific...
April 9, 2013 - 10:56am
April 8, 2013
Japan increasingly nervous about North Korea nukes
TOKYO (AP) — It's easy to write off North Korea's threats to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile as bluster: it has never demonstrated the capability to deploy a missile that could reach the Pacific island of Guam, let alone the mainland U.S. But what about Japan?...
April 8, 2013 - 10:18am
April 1, 2013
Klobuchar, Walz tout bill to restore vets benefits
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Tim Walz are holding a Minneapolis press conference to discuss their legislation aimed at helping wrongly discharged military veterans restore their benefits. The federal lawmakers are talking about their push Monday...
April 1, 2013 - 9:32am
March 29, 2013
Military brief for March 31
Bagley grad finishes basic training SHEVLIN – Air Force Airman Allen Deshane graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core...
March 29, 2013 - 4:58pm
March 22, 2013
Scotty Allison: Interesting statistics on American Indian servicemembers
As I was gathering information for the Northern Minnesota Veterans Home Task Force, I discovered some interesting facts about American Indian service members. First, they serve at a higher rate and have a higher concentration of female servicemembers than all other servicemembers....
March 22, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 18, 2013
Fort Snelling buildings to become veterans housing
FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) — After decades of neglect, five old brick buildings at Fort Snelling that saw service from the Spanish-American War through World War II will be renovated into apartments for homeless veterans and their families. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs'...
March 18, 2013 - 5:41am
March 14, 2013
Northrop Grumman commits to drone tech park
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Northrop Grumman has committed to being the anchor tenant of a proposed unmanned aircraft systems technology park at Grand Forks Air Force Base, according to Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. They said Wednesday that the defense contractor, which...
March 14, 2013 - 9:01am
Defense pay cuts could affect 2,000-plus in N.D., Minn.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A proposed furlough of Defense Department employees could mean a 20 percent cut in pay for thousands of employees of Grand Forks Air Force Base and the North Dakota and Minnesota National Guards. The cuts would fall on roughly 300 civilian employees at the base,...
March 14, 2013 - 8:56am
March 1, 2013
NORAD may shed 24-hour alert sites in Va., Minn.
DENVER (AP) — NORAD is considering taking two of its 18 Air Force sites off 24-hour alert, saying it will save millions of dollars without compromising its ability to defend against 9/11-style attacks. A Government Accountability Office report released Thursday said the North American...
March 1, 2013 - 1:50pm
February 27, 2013
Lawmakers, vet groups panning Pentagon's new medal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The military's new medal for cyber warriors should get a demotion, according to veterans groups and lawmakers who say it shouldn't outrank such revered honors as the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. The Distinguished Warfare Medal, announced by the Defense Department...
February 27, 2013 - 4:35pm
February 22, 2013
Military News: Blackduck grad back from overseas
BLACKDUCK – Army Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Johnson has returned to the United States after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Johnson is a battalion communications team chief assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat...
February 22, 2013 - 4:13pm
February 12, 2013
North Korea conducts third controversial nuke test
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast,...
February 12, 2013 - 8:53am
Obama to announce 34K troops to be home in 1 year
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan...
February 12, 2013 - 8:50am